H178 אוב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From the same as H1 (apparently through the idea of prattling a father’s name); properly a mumble, that is, a water skin (from its hollow sound); hence a necromancer (ventriloquist, as from a jar)

KJV Usage: bottle, familiar spirit.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. water skin bottle
2. necromancer
a. necromancer, one who evokes the dead
b. ghost, spirit of a dead one
c. practice of necromancy
3. one that has a familiar spirit
Origin: from the same as H1 (apparently through the idea of prattling a father's name)
TWOT: 37a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H178 אוב is used in the Bible

16 occurrences of H178 אוב

Leviticus 19:31
Leviticus 20:6
Leviticus 20:27
Deuteronomy 18:11
1 Samuel 28:3
1 Samuel 28:7
1 Samuel 28:8
1 Samuel 28:9
2 Kings 21:6
2 Kings 23:24
1 Chronicles 10:13
2 Chronicles 33:6
Job 32:19
Isaiah 8:19
Isaiah 19:3
Isaiah 29:4

Corresponding Greek Words

ov G1093 ge